Ruta chalepensis L.

 
  • Family : RUTACEAE
    (RUE or CITRUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rutaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Ruta graveolens var. angustifolia (Pres.) Hook. f.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ruta chalepensis L.
  • Common name : Herb of grace, Rue, Garden rue, Common rue
  • Vernacular name : Arvada, Pillaivalathi (Tamil); Satap (Marathi); Arootha, Nagathali, Sathappu, Somarayal (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated
  • Flower, Fruit : January-October
  • Native : Mediterranean region
  • World Distribution : Mediterranean regions, Atlantic Islands and Southern Europe, India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharashtra vol 1; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Ruta chalepensis. Downloaded on 11 December 2019.

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